I've watched this pub grow since it opened in 1988. It's all dark wood, tables, comfy seats and benches. The whole place is covered in artefacts, flags, posters, blackboards and hundreds of photos added over the years. I'm sure I'm in a few, ha!, in fact, I probably took a few of them too. It's a GastroPub with a cool mix of an international clientele, and of course, the locals in the area, even our nationals who swarm down to the East Coast for a swim on a weekend, and something to eat, and all add to the ever-increasing repeat custom and inevitably, I'd have to say; it's one of the most successful pubs in Cyprus! ... Tbh, the weekends are soooo busy I prefer to go Monday til Thursday, I get more attention ;)
Another of Tamara and her team's specialities is their ability to calm students who are a little nervous about the idea of being underwater. They understand that some people worry a bit about putting on a mask and breathing underwater for the first time and the team has this amazing knack to calm you down and talk you through it, with the added reassurance that they'll be right next to you, and will even hold your hand when you take the plunge for the first time. Check out the comments from their first-time students, that speak for themselves!
I just love the facade and the interior decor is sort of warehouse-like, classy with industrial tones and extra trimmings, pallets hanging from the ceiling, newspaper collages on the pillars, cool lighting and an awesome looking bar with more bottles than you can count ... 11 years later, the massive repeat custom says it all ... and I can't recommend The Malthouse highly enough!
Since they opened, this pub, come restaurant, has really gained an excellent reputation, firstly for their delicious food, passionately cooked by George, and equally for their traditional Cypriot Hospitality, Entertainment, and welcoming atmosphere. On the menu, you'll get British all-the-way food ..
I said 'I like the idea' and he responded with a smile, "Saves driving to Larnaca!" ... I asked how can you keep everything so low cost, and he responded, "Well, we buy lots of stock for our shop in Greece, and now for here" ... so with literally thousands of different items in store, here's a quick peek ...
... with one of the longest dive seasons in the world and some of the most popular dive sites on the island due to clear, calm, warm water without dangerous currents and high tides. It has a variety of natural features such as caves, canyons, and huge drop off's which are safely accessible even on the occasional rough day ... plus a couple of new wrecks environmentally sectioned off to encourage plants and marine life! Click on the article for more!
This is without a doubt, one of my favourite bars on the strip and now one of my favourite eateries too ... I asked Andreas, why the '3 Jokers'? He said in Cyprus, the Joker is the one that does all the jobs. So I asked Floris what are you now, King of the Bar? He laughed and said ... No! I'm the Jack, here to keep the peace lol
Getting a round in ... There's four fantastic 18 hole courses on the island, and visitors are often surprised by the standard of the greens here...
I was recently very comforted to find such an extraordinary piece of diagnostic equipment at the Ikesios MRI Centre in the Paralimni area of Ammohostos. This Siemens Magnetom Espree 1.5 T MRI Machine, is the very best in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, is trusted all over the world, and is unique in Cyprus. It's also the 1st Open Bowl MRI in the Paralimni area with the biggest capacity in Cyprus, with a scan length of only 125cm and an internal diameter of 70 cm, allowing about 60% Head Out examinations, and accommodating a person up to 200 kg in weight, which eliminates any claustrophobic feeling.
Out front a comfortable covered terrace, high tables, and stools, and over on the benches a big cuddly teddy bear with an Amarilino Yellow kit on. Just inside, more high stools around a high table, visually supported by an old baker's bicycle, and three high chairs looking into the window bar. Inside its modern, quirky little areas, sofas, Alice in Wonderland style highbacked chairs, and a cool selfie mirror adorned with greenery and flowers and on the back wall, 'Amarilino Makes Me Smile', it made me smile!